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It is a very bad idea and nothing less than stupid to define 1/3 = 0.333...
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Re: It is a very bad idea and nothing less than stupid to define 1/3 = 0.333...
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Oct 1, 2017 3:38 PM


On Sunday, October 1, 2017 at 9:32:32 PM UTC+2, John Gabriel wrote:
"It is a very bad idea and nothing less than stupid to define 1/3 = 0.333..."
Why?
"0.333..." is just short for
lim SUM_{k=1..n} (3/10^n) n>oo
and the latter *is* (provable) 1/3.
Btw. Hence 1/3 = 0.333... is a THEOREM not a DEFINITION, idiot.



